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Some 3,114 turkeys on a farm in Chiayi County were culled after the farm was confirmed to be infected with the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza virus(Courtesy of Chiayi County Government)

Chiayi farm hit by avian flu, 3,114 turkeys culled

TAIPEI (CNA) — Some 3,114 turkeys on a farm in Chiayi County were culled after the farm was confirmed to be infected with the...
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Linkou, Taoyuan has developed artificial intelligence (AI)-based research technology that can rapidly detect antibiotic-resistant superbugs and better guide the correct administration of antibiotics(Courtesy of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital)

Taiwan hospital promotes drug-resistant superbug detection method

TAIPEI (CNA) — Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Linkou, Taoyuan has developed artificial intelligence (AI)-based research technology that can rapidly detect antibiotic-resistant superbugs and...
According to the latest MOI statistics, the average life expectancy in Taiwan was 80.69 years in 2018, with men and women averaging a record 77.55 years and 84.05 years, respectively.

Cancer remained top cause of death in Taiwan in 2018

TAIPEI (CNA) — Cancer remained the number one killer in Taiwan in 2018, according to statistics released Wednesday by the Ministry of the Interior...
A joint Thailand-Taiwan Smart Healthcare Seminar and Trade Meeting is being held to work on making the Kingdom Asia’s medical hub (Shutterstock)

Taiwan offers helping hand to make Thailand Asian medical hub

BANGKOK (The Nation Thailand/ANN) — A joint Thailand-Taiwan Smart Healthcare Seminar and Trade Meeting was held today afternoon in Bangkok to work on making the Kingdom...
A Taiwanese research team has developed a nasal spray vaccine to suppress lower respiratory tract infections caused by a virus that is a major cause of respiratory illness in young children and a contributing factor in infant death. (Courtesy of Taiwan's National Health Research Institutes)

Taiwan developing vaccine to treat respiratory infections

TAIPEI (CNA) — A Taiwanese research team has developed a nasal spray vaccine to suppress lower respiratory tract infections caused by a virus that...
Photo courtesy of the Tainan Public Health Bureau

Tainan confirms first case of imported dengue fever this year

TAIPEI (CNA) — Tainan in southern Taiwan reported its first case of imported dengue fever this year in a female patient who recently vacationed...
Huanan Seafood Market. Photo courtesy of the China News Service.(CNA)

CDC lists mysterious Wuhan virus as serious communicable disease

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan has listed a mysterious respiratory disease originating in Wuhan, China, as a category 5 communicable disease, providing a legal basis...
Children who receive CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) after their heart stop beating are twice as likely to regain a spontaneous heartbeat than those who do not follow emergency treatment, according to a study released Thursday. (Shutterstock)

CPR on children boosts survival rate when heart stops beating: hospital

TAIPEI (CNA) — Children who receive CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) after their heart stop beating are twice as likely to regain a spontaneous heartbeat than...
Image from Danny Hsu Shang-te and Chang Hui-wen's research paper

Taiwanese researchers report cat disease virus structure

TAIPEI (CNA) — Researchers at Academia Sinica and National Taiwan University (NTU) have made a breakthrough in understanding the structure of the virus that...
International Gastric Cancer Prevention and Treatment Consensus and the World Stomach Day took place at National Taiwan University Hospital today, with doctors and scholars around the world in attendance. (NTUH)

Innovative treatment could address stomach cancer

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The International Gastric Cancer Prevention and Treatment Consensus unfolded Tuesday at National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) on the World Stomach Day...

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